Glossier

Super Glow

Super Glow
3.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

4.9Humectancy2.6Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Glossier Super Glow has a moisturizing rating of 3.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.9 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.6 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Glossier Super Glow is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
75
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
5
Magnesium Ascorbyl PhosphateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation
4
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
3
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
2
Glyceryl Stearate SEBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
1.5
Polyglyceryl-10 OleateBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
1.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Magnesium PCABotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
0.3
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

75

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Score

5

Function

Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-pigmentation

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

One of the best-researched derivatives of vitamin C. It is more resistant to light and air and retains all the properties of ascorbic acid – antioxidant, collagen-boosting, and anti-pigmentation, but with less irritation.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Biotech,Synthetic

An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Score

2

Function

Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An emulsifier, where the SE stands for self-emulsifying. Emulsions containing glyceryl stearate SE often impart a smooth, velvety feel upon the skin.

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